Winners and Losers: A Look at the Success Rate of Celeb-Owned Sports Teams

Paul Newman

Team: Newman-Hass Racing
Years f Ownership: 1983-2008
Championships Won and Playoff Appearances: Eight driver championships

Celebs seem to love being involved in the high adrenaline world of racing. Paul Newman was one of the first when he joined forces with Carl Hass in 1983 and formed Newman-Hass Racing. The duo signed Mario Andretti as their first driver and went on to win 105 Champ Car races and eight driver championships. The team ran into some tough economic times and Newman opted out in 2008 after more than two decades of service.

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